The Minimalists: Anthropology of a Style Tribe

Updated on Nov 02, 2011

Comments (13)

rowanbda on October 05
Awesome post! I know it's now a year out of date, but still so helpful with this New Years right around the corner.... Thanks for this. :)
EmmiO on November 24
You've got so many good points here!
meme123 on November 14
On november 14 I Like it
DelightfulDecember on November 05
For Halloween, I basically used clothes I would wear multiple times. :3 Yeah, for one, closets don't expand and stretch in this world.
rmcatalina on November 05
Great article! I wear a uniform to school and my fashion sense is dusted, but I learned to apreciate minimalism and discovered that the "uniform" become part of my style. Thank you for the blog recommendations, great inspiration :)
rhu_barb on November 03
Thanks. Fantastic blog. This is definitely my style philosophy. I don't spend money on clothes monthly. I spend seasonally, when necessary. My wardrobe is mostly American Apparel, as it is both a local and socially responsible company. I have banned anything made in a sweat shop from my wardrobe. Also, quality over quantity is my motto.
crystaldots on November 03
I am loving your posts now, Sam! Very informative, looking forward to your future posts : ).
purplewang on November 03
I'm now addicted to Assembled Hazardly - I'm a huge sucker for blogs that have quality writing. I'm one to learn towards the "minimal style" blogs when I'm looking for a good read. All the "trademarks" you talked about are definitely what drive me to bookmark the blog. Great post Sam!
pandaphilia on November 03
these are great tips and a great intro to a niche i didn't even realize existed!
Selkie on November 03
This is basically a written form of my fashion philosophy- I have tight money constraints and rarely buy new clothes, but I know how each new item will mesh with my closet. I've also gotten good at revamping old items with a little sewing know-how. Thank you for this!
filipina on November 03
let me quote what chictopian parksora always blog."buy less, choose well, and mix it all." -it makes sense.. :)
melenia on November 03
A minimalist is a Spartian.Whatever that means.Great!
cornelia on November 02
great article

stylenomad's posts

gold asos dress - dark green H&M jacket

Swap & Style: Parka

I think this is my layering at its finest- knotted ladder knit sweater dress shapeshifted into a top over the ASOS skater dress I wore to the tea party. Parka turns into a cape topped with a fur st...
light blue asos shirt - gold Zara bag - black Zara shorts


Is anyone else feeling a little visually strained from womenswear of late? Menswear in its simplicity and consistency is such a comfort. I love the ‘dry brush’ texture of chambray in those muted po...
burnt orange asos sweater - gold asos dress - light blue asos shirt

ASOS X HK Bloggers Tea Party

Sorry I’ve been MIA-ing on Chictopia. The bloggers in Hong Kong have been busy with a tea party in partnership with and this is my outfit I styled for under £100! A lot of the pieces...
Please log in. Don't have an account? Sign up here.
or login below